British police shoot dead knifeman in London

Police officers are seen outside the London Central Mosque in London, Britain February 20, 2020. A knifeman was shot dead by British police on patrol in London late March 8, 2020. — Reuters pic
Police officers are seen outside the London Central Mosque in London, Britain February 20, 2020. A knifeman was shot dead by British police on patrol in London late March 8, 2020. — Reuters pic

LONDON, March 9 — British police shot dead a knifeman in central London late yesterday but the incident is not being treated as terrorism.

Police on patrol in Westminster noticed a man acting suspiciously at 2325 GMT yesterday. When challenged he produced two knives and was shot.

“The man was pronounced dead at the scene at Great Scotland Yard short time later,” police said. “The incident is not being not being treated as terrorism.” — Reuters

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